19th Century Japanese Life in Color

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Here is an unexpected series of hand-colored photographs from 1863-1877 made by Felice Beato. A beautiful selection of Edo-era Japan, depicting Geishas, samouraïs and courtesans’ everyday life sceneries. Besides, Felice Beato is considered like one of the world’s first photojournalists.
 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

 Japanese Edo era in color

Japanese Edo era in color

Tags: Edo Japan geisha Felice Beato everyday life samurai courtesan photography
Posted by creoflick 1 year, 11 months ago from: http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/beato_people/beato_people_gal_large/index.html

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